Eagles preseason schedule set

The Eagles open their preseason schedule against the Jacksonville Jaguars at Lincoln Financial Field on either Aug. 13, 14 or 15, the team announced today. Exact dates and times will be announced later.

The Birds travel to Cincinnati on Aug. 20 for a nationally televised Fox game against Cincinnati.

The Eagles will also visit Kansas City during the third preseason weekend -- Aug. 26, 27, 28 or 29 -- and host the New York Jets in the preseason finale on Thursday, Sept. 2.

Earlier, the Birds announced that linebacker Omar Gaither had signed his 1-year tender.